Interviewer: T. Pat Matthews Person Interviewed: Jane Arrington Location: 301 Fowle Street, Raleigh, North Carolina Date of Birth: December 18, 1852 Age: 84 I ort to be able to tell sumpin cause I wus twelve years old when dey had de surrender right up here in Raleigh. If I live to see dis coming December I will be eighty five years old. I was born on the 18th of December 1852. I belonged to Jackson May of Nash County. I wus born on de plantation near Tar River. Jackson May never married until I wus of a great big girl.
Private, 28th Co., 20th Div., Engineers, Forest Reg. Son of T. P. and Artie Arrington, of Jackson County. Husband of Mrs. Bell Arrington. Entered service Feb. 5, 1918, at Canton, N.C. Sent to American University at Washington, D. C. Sailed for France May 8, 1918. Returned to USA July 4, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., July 17, 1919.
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